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May 11, 2009 at

Magnum Boots and Quartermaster show support of Fisher House Foundation

For Immediate Release
Contact: Dayna Panales
Public Relations Manager

209.545.1111 #321

Magnum Boots and Quartermaster show
support of Fisher House Foundation

Modesto, CA (April 22, 2009) — As the official footwear and apparel supplier of the Panther Racing teams National Guard car #4, Magnum USA recently teamed up with Quartermaster Uniforms to raise money for Fisher House Foundation. During an in store promotion prior to the April 19, 2009 Long Beach Grand Prix, Magnum and Quartermaster together donated $4 from every Magnum boot purchased to benefit Fisher House programs in support of military families. On Saturday, April 18, 2009, Quartermaster Uniforms presented Fisher House Foundation a check in the amount of $2,500.00.

"Fisher House Foundation is grateful for the generosity and is extremely proud to be a partner with Magnum USA and Quartermaster Uniforms in supporting the families of our active duty service members and Veterans,” said Derek Donovan, Vice President of operations for Fisher House Foundation, “As a retired Marine I know how popular their products are with the population the Foundation serves. This donation further reflects the companies' support for our men and women who wear the country’s uniform. The many military and veterans’ families, who will benefit from this thoughtfulness, join me in expressing our collective appreciation for this gift."

For over 20 years, Magnum has been the leader in offering unsurpassed comfort, technology and value in uniform footwear used by law enforcement, military, fire/rescue and emergency medical agencies around the world. The Work Collection offers safety footwear for construction, trade and industrial personnel. Distributed in over 100 countries, Magnum footwear is made to stand up to the most demanding situations while offering uncompromising comfort and performance. For more information, visit

Quartermaster provides specialized uniform and tactical equipment to law enforcement and other public safety professionals through its comprehensive catalog, online presence, multiple retail locations and its national direct sales program. Quartermaster has established itself as a leader within its market by offering a complete line of products from leading manufacturers and under its proprietary LawPro® brand complemented by superior customer service. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Cerritos, California. For more information on Quartermaster, please visit

Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of 43 comfort homes on the grounds of major military and VA
medical centers. The houses are 5,000 to 16,800 square foot homes, with up to 21 suites, donated to the military and Department of Veterans Affairs by Fisher House Foundation. The Foundation provides support to families of patients receiving care at the nearby medical center and has ensured that families of service men and women wounded or injured in Operation
Iraqi Freedom and Operating Enduring Freedom do not pay for their stay at a Fisher House or other base facility if they are on a wait list. For more information on the work of Fisher House Foundation, go to, or call toll-free (888) 294-8560. To learn more about Fisher House visit


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